bluetooth applet 1.8 not finding devices

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Have bluetooth dongle inserted into the back of my HP Ubuntu v8.10 laptop. The bluetooth icon is in the toolbar at the top of the screen. I am trying to pair with a serial (RS232) bluetooth adapter. When I right-click on the bluetooth icon to set preferences the device, I get the Bluetooth Applet v1.8 (bluez) preferences window. If I click on the + button, I get the Bluetooth Device Wizard, and nothing is listed. One time however, a day or two ago, I did get the serial device listed. It would quickly list something about having to set a password (which the serial device does have), but the mes (HowTos)